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Cash Transfer Officer- West Nile Emergency Response

Job Description

Position: Cash Transfer Officer

Reports to: Commodity Manager

Location: West Nile

Purpose of position:

Cash Based Transfer Officer has a dual role of implementing the WFP Cash based transfer programme interventions, as well as cash base programing mainstreaming across the programme in the West Nile region. S/he will be responsible for initiating action in the areas of cash based transfer, build capacity and provide orientation to cash transfer staff in the program

Key Result Areas:

  • Provide trainings/orientation/technical inputs to Field monitor to enhance capacity in relation to CBP in the programme areas

  • Lead and oversee the implementation of cash component of the West Nile Food Assistance Programme.

  • Coordinates with LMMS IT for technical support needed in the field in relation to the programme.

  • Helps in making work plans, project identification, proposals and budget design for Cash based programme.

  • Coordinates with the technical staff coming from across Sectors for planning and implementations of the deliverables under the CBT section.

  • Provide options to leadership and in management of challenges when visiting the operational areas.

  • Supervises and consult the distribution team in the field.

  • Submits relevant documents to CARO for cash payments to beneficiaries.

  • Prepare and submit reports for CTS and Management and ensure proper accounting for all Cash transfers in the assigned Zone.

  • Represent World Vision Uganda at the monthly & quarterly Cash based transfer working groups in the response and any other meeting as required to share progress, challenges and appropriate follow up plans.

  • Develop and disseminate Information and Education Communication materials on Cash Based Transfer.

  • Work with the Accountability officer to establish and implement feedback and complaints mechanisms on CBT across the programme areas. This will include documenting all cases reported related to CBT and ensuring that they are handled and references made to the responsible partners.

  • Consolidate, Compile and submit quality reports to Food Assistance Manager as directed. Ensure that all reports are highly accurate, comprehensive, well documented and will guarantee the credibility of the program;

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. First degree in social sciences or any development related field

  2. 2-3 years’ experience in cash based programming.

  3. Knowledge of relief and community development programming essential

  4. Knowledge of humanitarian aid standards as well as accountability standards Networking and collaboration skills

  5. Computer literacy in MS Office.

  6. Excellent presentation and report writing skills.

  7. Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, and government stakeholders, beneficiaries.

  8. Commitment to capacity building and people development.

  9. Good interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and negotiate, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.

  10. Willingness to participate in daily devotions; and Commitment to WV Core Values and Mission Statement.